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Democrats Advance Bill To Block Paris Climate Deal Exit On Party-Line Vote

April 04, 2019
House Democrats have advanced on a party-line vote a leadership-backed bill that would block President Donald Trump's pledge to leave the Paris climate agreement, arguing the measure is an opportunity to force Republican lawmakers to develop their own strategy to tackle climate change. GOP lawmakers have been “telling us how they're really serious about climate and how much they would like to see innovation,” said House Energy & Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), during an April 4 markup. He added:...

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